NUS NEWSLETTER October 16th, 2012


October 16th, 2012

Gossip Nurse here your one and only source in to the scandalous lives of the McGill Nursing Elite.  After no exciting recent parties, unless you guys were having your own parties in Schulich, McMed or Redpath, here are more announcements for the next 2 weeks (hopefully you will be done with midterms then). This is a short one, so I tell you SO LONG , break a leg and watch that weight because I know y’all be eating snacks like CRAY while studying. (nuts are good, eat nuts.)


1) Nursing Games

2) Global Health Night

3)Scholarship opportunities

4)Scholarship Link on the NUS website

5)Nursing CV workshop

6) CV with CaPS

7)Appointment with CaPS

8)Masters info session

1) Nursing Games

We have the opportunity to send a group of us to Université Laval for THE NURSING GAMES! Check out the attachment for more information. This event will take place from January 25th-27th. Please email me if you have any questions and confirm with me by OCTOBER 22nd if you would like to participate. Please include your student number and your phone number.

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2) Sixth Annual Global Health Night – Register now!

When: November 7th, 2012 – 5:00 to 7:30 pm

Where: Faculty Club, 3450 McTavish Street

Guest Speakers:

Mr. Larry Krotz, author and filmmaker, recently published Piecing the Puzzle: The Genesis of AIDS Research in Africa

Dr. Allan Ronald, Professor Emeritus, University of Manitoba; Leader, HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention Program in Uganda

Stay after the talk for the wine and cheese reception and poster display by McGill students and student organizations!

Check our website for more information and our tentative itinerary:


Registration is not required to attend but it would be very helpful for us in planning, plus you will get a nametag!  Please let us know if you are thinking of coming.

3) Scholarship Opportunities

There are three scholarships currently available to McGill Nursing Undergraduate Students:

1) Ingram School of Nursing Alumni Awards (multiple available to undergraduate and graduate students)

2) Maimonides Geriatric Centre Foundation Bursary (1 available to undergraduate and graduate students)

To submit your on-line application(s), follow the personal link sent to you in an email from Ms. Marie-Lee Hendrykowski entitled “Applications for Ingram School of Nursing Alumni Awards, Nessa Leckie Memorial Award, and Maimonides Geriatric Centre Foundation Bursary” (Sent Late-September)

The deadline to complete an application is midnight of October 21, 2012.

4) Scholarships Link on the NUS Website

Check out the new “Scholarships” page on the NUS Website:

It will be under development throughout the course of the year, but check it out for information on applying to various awards and bursaries!

 5) Nursing CV Workshop

Perfect your Nursing CV before the Career Fair on Friday October 26! This presentation will be given by Ms. Janice Tester, a McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) Counsellor who is an expert in Nursing CVs.  Details below:

Date: Friday October 19, 2012

Time: 12:30PM-2:30PM

Location: McIntyre Building Room 521

Facebook Event:

6) Sign Up for an Individual Nursing CV Consultation with a CaPS Counsellor!

Have the chance to sit down with a CaPS Counsellor to get personalized feedback on your CV and cover letter. Details below:

Date: Tuesday October 23rd, 2012

Time: 15-minute sessions

Place: EDUC 519

Sign-Up: Sign up for your time slot at:

Sign up opened on October 12th at 12h00 and closes on October 22nd at 18h00.

Sign up is on a first come, first serve basis.

Note: Bring your CV for individual feedback.

7) Make Your Own Appointment at CaPS!

If you cannot make one of these sessions or did not sign up in time for an Individual CV Consultation, CaPS (Career Planning Services) offers a free drop-in service for CV Consultations during the following times:

*   Monday: 14h30-15h30

*   Tuesday: 13h30-14h30

*   Wednesday: 14h00-15h00

*   Thursday: 10h00-11h00

*   Friday: 11h00-12h00

Drop-in sessions are for 15 minutes and registration for Drop-in is on a “first come, first served” basis. Registration begins 15 minutes before the drop-in session begins and you cannot reserve a spot in advance. If you require more than 15 minutes of help, you can make an appointment with a Career Advisor. You can call CaPS at 514.398.3304 to make an appointment with a Career Advisor. (Website:

8) Masters Information Session

Save the date! Come learn about the many graduate studies opportunities the Ingram School of Nursing offers.

Date: Thursday November 8th, 2012

Time: Starting at 17h30

Place: Wendy Patrick Room in Wilson Hall

Notes: Food and beverages will be provided! Everyone welcome!